Leidos is seeking a talented Senior Security Engineer to join our team to support a federal customer within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Security Operations Center (ESOC). The Senior Security Engineer will gather requirements and design, codify, integrate and implement secure solutions that support business functionality as well as the underlying infrastructure required to deploy and run those solutions.
Tackles large security projects, both of a technical and compliance nature. The senior engineer is expected to tackle difficult technical issues and changes with minimal oversight.
Providing training and documentation for the rest of the team to follow and understand
Supporting Ansible tower and writing Ansible playbooks
Provide development / configuration support based on technical requirements
Own technical issues/problem resolution and request management
Execute test cases and document them
Support User Acceptance Tests and implement code into production
Work with service management and infrastructure teams as needed on technology upgrades, maintenance, and issue resolution
Conduct in-person and online training sessions for stakeholders as appropriate
Provide support when production issues occur
General networking and security troubleshooting (firewalls, routing, NAT, etc.)
Conceptualize, Design, Build, and Maintain current and future ESOC supported tools and platforms
Manage multiple assignments, changing priorities, and work independently with little oversight
Conduct periodic reviews of sensor metric reports to evaluate and prioritize sensors for review and assessment
Documentation and Reporting along with presentation, teamwork and DHS wide collaboration are among the expected duties and mission of the task order
The candidate shall have Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field and a minimum of 12 years of experience in system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development, with a concentration in cybersecurity
At least one of the following certifications: CASP, GCIH, GCWN, GISF, GISP, GSSP, GICSP, GSSP, SEI, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCNP, CCNP Security, CCIE Security, CEH, ECSP, MCSE, RHCA, RHCE, VCP, VCAP, VCIX, VCDX, Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect
5+ years of experience working with Ansible Tower and/or Terraform
5+ years of Supporting Linux servers
Experience working with databases and managing multiple data feeds
Cloud and VMWare skills – Understanding of cloud terminology, architecture, and tools to include: installing, provisioning and monitoring
Strong capabilities to assist with automating manual installation and maintenance/patching tasks and utilization of such tools as provisioning environments with Ansible, Docker, etc.
Strong technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills
Superior attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent problem solving, research, and follow-up skills
Self-motivation and ability to work independently
Experience with GitLab or GitHub or other version control system
Familiarity with multi-tenancy customer support and design
Experience with Jira and Confluence
Experience working in an Agile development environment.
Department of Homeland Security ESOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.
Experience working in AWS and Azure
Experience working with SIEM tools such as Splunk
Experience working with FireEye or Firepower
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Security Architecture and Engineering
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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